Hans

Bol

Artistic period 1551 to 1600

Nationality

Flemish

Birth

1534 (Mechelen)

Death

1593 (Amsterdam)

Biography

Hans Bol (* 16. December 1534 in Mechelen; † 20. November 1593 in Amsterdam) was a draughtsman and painter of the Dutch High Renaissance of Flemish origin. His works often show freely arranged landscapes of his homeland, biblical themes and views of cities. Many of his motifs were copied or spread as copper engravings.